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Monday April 16, 2018. 06:45 PM
Apple recently warned employees against leaking information to the media, but the memo itself was leaked. What does this say about the company?Read original article
Sunday April 15, 2018. 11:46 PM
Outlook gains some calendaring features, and the other apps can open locally synced OneDrive documents from the cloud. ($149.99 new for one-time purchase, $99.99/$69.99 annual subscription options, free update)
Friday April 13, 2018. 11:41 PM
If you’re running macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra, and you restart, it’s possible that you’ll see an Installation Log screen and an error telling you that the macOS installation couldn’t be completed. Here’s how to recover.
Last year at WWDC, Apple said that High Sierra would be the last version of macOS to run 32-bit apps “without compromise.” The recently released macOS 10.13.4 takes the next step in that direction by alerting users the first time they launch a 32-bit app. Here’s what...
Adds ProRes RAW support to Apple’s lineup of professional video editing apps and improves closed captioning capabilities. ($299.99/$49.99/$49.99 new, free updates)
iOS 11 quietly introduced a camera level that helps you take pictures that don't suffer from skewed sides. Read on to learn how you enable and use this subtle feature.
Thursday April 12, 2018. 04:08 PM
Apple positions the iPad as being a perfect device for kids. Developer Dave DeLong disagrees and lays out 12 reasons why the iPad — or any iOS device — isn’t really designed for use by young children.
Wednesday April 11, 2018. 09:34 PM
Adds a Bookmarks feature to the PDF editing apps. ($74.95/$124.95 new, $30 upgrade, 74.4/122.9 MB)
Features a redesigned interface, new presets, and other improvements. (Free, 16.1 MB)
Tuesday April 10, 2018. 12:42 AM
The Take Control series is having a 50%-off sale this week. Take Control’s former editor in chief, Tonya Engst, writes about what makes the series special and which three ebooks are her current favorites.
Monday April 9, 2018. 11:55 PM
Our new Internet infrastructure has been live for a week, and we’ve been getting lots of feedback — most positive, thankfully! — from readers. Adam Engst shares a behind-the-scenes look at the main comments and problems we’ve faced.
Want to listen to a podcast while exercising or doing yardwork, without having your iPhone along? Couple an Apple Watch with one of these five podcast apps and you’ll be able to leave your iPhone behind. But prepare for a few glitches and rough edges.
Apple is rolling out special (PRODUCT)RED versions of the iPhone 8, as well as an iPhone X folio, with part of the proceeds going toward fighting HIV and AIDS.Read original article
Adds Rogue Amoeba's new Audio Capture Engine, and improves GoToMeeting integration and FLAC recording. ($49 new, free update, 16.2 MB)
If you rely on a third-party solution like AirDisplay, DisplayLink, Duet, or iDisplay for extending your display to a second screen, hold off on upgrading to macOS 10.13.4 High Sierra, since it currently breaks those products.
Friday April 6, 2018. 10:03 PM
Siri takes a lot of flack, but some of the problems Apple’s digital assistant suffers from aren’t its fault. In this installment of Bad Apple, Adam Engst looks at how Reminders fails to name reminders properly even when Siri gets the text right.
A year after Apple admitted to missteps with the Mac Pro in a meeting with prominent industry journalists, Matthew Panzarino of TechCrunch has returned to Apple to follow up on the company’s progress.Read original article
Thursday April 5, 2018. 10:41 PM
AgileBits has introduced 1Password Business, which extends the subscription-based password-management service to large organizations. New features include finely grained access control, custom roles, activity logs, and usage reporting.
Tuesday April 3, 2018. 09:20 PM
Prepares for the next major release of macOS Server when open source services such as Calendar, Contacts, DHCP, DNS will no longer be bundled. ($19.99 new, free update, 194 MB)
Enables you to skip the Setup Assistant panes plus configure new profile payloads and restrictions in iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3. (Free update, 65.5 MB)
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